Bullet holder

This fine although somewhat curious looking object is a bullet holder, carved with a face. Some of the lead bullets are still inside the holder. The object was sold to the Raffles Museum by G.B. Gardener, an early Southeast Asian explorer, collector and donor.

Date/Period
20th century
Region
Sumatra
Dimension
Object size: 19.3 x 4.5 x 4.0 cm
Accession No.
XXXX-11130
Material
WOOD
Collection of
Asian Civilisations Museum
Credit Line
Acquired from G.B. Gardner, 1938
Category
Woodcarving

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